Abbey Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Justice in Nottingham they use actors to help bring the history alive as well as taking you on an amazing journey (done like a ghost ride but without the ghosts) through a mock street to illustrate just how the Vikings lived. It was excellent.
After that we wandered through many of York's ancient streets - including the famous "Shambles" - and took in the awe-inspiring Minster. It's a great many years since I last went to York and it is just as beautiful ...
... barracks and then later the site where Charlemagne was crowned. Excavations have revealed many treasures from Roman times including painted Roman wall panels, coins, and original roads. There are also norman and viking artifacts that have been found and are on display. So cool!
Once done at Yorkminster, both of us were famished. We grabbed a quick bite at a place recommended by Arg and then decided to head down to York Castle. York Castle ...
... It has some spectacular stained glass windows. The Great East Window is currently being repaired. It contains pictures from the book and genesis and revelations. There is a special area where you can see some of the windows which have been fixed, close up. The detail on the glass is amazing. We took a guided tour which we found very interesting, especially having all the small details in ...
... part of Scotland we were from, quite funny. One couple, who were Scottish, were celebrating their 43rd wedding anniversary. As we were about to go to our room I was asked by the owner if I could bring a keg into the cool room. As I was the youngest man around I probably looked the the least likely to have a heart attach. So I got the full keg trying to look as if no effort was required. Not sure how red my face turned but ...
... they are also giving back.
After we checked into our room, we were pleasantly surprised to discover that our room overlooked a restored Victorian garden that reminded me of the movie The Secret Garden. After a nice stroll before dark, we then continued to dinner, where we had really great (but green) potato soup.
Overall, this was a great day!